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Congress to Enhance ‘Coordinated’ Sanctions Against Tehran

Congress to Enhance ‘Coordinated’ Sanctions Against Tehran

Democrat and Republican senators put forward this week a resolution calling for strengthening US sanctions against Tehran. Sponsored by 33 Senate colleagues, the bipartisan resolution urges the Biden administration to strengthen international efforts to impose additional sanctions on officials an

US Charges Three in Iran-Backed Effort to Assassinate Journalist

US Charges Three in Iran-Backed Effort to Assassinate Journalist

US prosecutors have charged three members of an Eastern European criminal organization which has ties to Iran's government with conspiring to assassinate a journalist and activist who is a US citizen, Attorney General Merrick Garland said on Friday.

Analysts Doubt Biden Administration Claim that Nuclear Deal No Longer a Priority

Analysts are questioning the assertions of President Joe Biden’s administration that returning to negotiations to revive the nuclear agreement with Iran was no longer a priority. In fact, the US Administration has said that it was currently focusing on supporting popular protests in Iran, by exer

US Increases Pressure on China to Stop Iran Oil

US Increases Pressure on China to Stop Iran Oil

The US said it will increase pressure on China to stop buying Iranian oil, as the White House seeks to enforce sanctions aimed at curbing the Iran's nuclear activities. This comes two weeks before the anticipated visit of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to Beijing. “China is the main des

Iran Threatens Retaliation over Sanctions Imposed by EU, Britain

Iran Threatens Retaliation over Sanctions Imposed by EU, Britain

Iran on Tuesday strongly condemned fresh sanctions imposed by the European Union and Britain and said it would retaliate, after the West stepped up pressure on Iran over its crackdown on protests. Tehran “will soon announce the list of new sanctions against the human rights violators of EU and En

US Hits Iran with New Sanctions over Crackdown on Protests

US Hits Iran with New Sanctions over Crackdown on Protests

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Cooperative Foundation and senior Iranian officials, stepping up pressure on Tehran over its crackdown on protests.

EU Widens Iran Sanctions List in Response to Crackdown

EU Widens Iran Sanctions List in Response to Crackdown

The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on dozens of Iranian officials and organizations, including a government minister, regional governors and lawmakers, suspected in the security crackdown on protestors, but did not add Iran’s Revolutionary Guard to its terror group blacklist.

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